The table below looks at the statistics for BS15000 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BS15000 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 15000
Rank 599 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BS15000 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4451 3970 4497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.73% 7.52% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2693 2338 2482
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 161 237
Average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £41.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

BS15000
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BS15000 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

BS15000 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BS15000
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BS15000 within the UK.

BS15000 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BS15000
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BS15000 within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

BS15000 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BS15000
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BS15000 within the UK.

BS15000 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BS15000
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BS15000 within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 13 £363 -
South East - 11 £345 -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

BS15000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BS15000 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BS15000.

1 20 (100.00%) ITIL
1 20 (100.00%) Service Management
2 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (60.00%) Incident Management
5 11 (55.00%) Windows
6 9 (45.00%) OVSD
7 8 (40.00%) Problem Management
8 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared
9 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (30.00%) HP
10 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
11 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
11 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma
12 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
12 3 (15.00%) Project Management
12 3 (15.00%) Knowledge Management
13 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
13 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
13 2 (10.00%) CMMI
13 2 (10.00%) ISO 14001
13 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
13 2 (10.00%) Change Management
13 2 (10.00%) BS7799
13 2 (10.00%) ISEB
13 2 (10.00%) SLA
14 1 (5.00%) HNC
14 1 (5.00%) HND

BS15000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BS15000 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BS15000. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Incident Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Incident Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Problem Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL Service Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Service Operations Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Transition Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Major Incident Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) ITIL
1 20 (100.00%) Service Management
2 12 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 8 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.00%) CMMI
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 1 (5.00%) ITSM
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (5.00%) MSF
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (5.00%) HNC
5 1 (5.00%) HND
5 1 (5.00%) PMP
5 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 14001
1 2 (10.00%) BS7799
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Remedy